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Health Systems Associate

Health Systems Associate

Job ID 
2017-1693
# Positions 
1
Location 
PK-Islamabad
Experience (Years) 
2
Posted Date 
4/18/2017
Category 
Health Systems
Education Requirement 
Bachelor's
Relocation Eligible 
No
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

Ipas works globally so that women and girls have improved sexual and reproductive health and rights through enhanced access to and use of safe abortion and contraceptive care. We believe in a world where every woman and girl has the right and ability to determine her own sexuality and reproductive health.

 

Under the leadership of the Country Director and Health Systems Advisor, the Health Systems Associate is responsible for assistance in establishing high quality training centers and sites; implementing effective training and service delivery; monitoring; reporting and follow-up support activities.

Responsibilities

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Works closely with Senior Health Systems Advisor by providing support including: preparing and assisting with the production of reports and fact sheets, taking responsibility for tracking training deadlines in collaboration with training partner; coordinating logistics and planning for follow-up; mentoring. Serves as primary back up to the Senior Health Systems Advisor as appropriate

 

PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION: In collaboration with training partners, organizations, and clinical trainers, identify, conduct baselines, assess improvement needs and plan training for public and private primary, secondary, and tertiary level health and population facilities staff and different levels of private sector health care clinics and staff. Ensures the implementation of Ipas's standard training, mentoring activities, and other supportive supervision provided post-training. Liaise with Ipas's intervention sites staff to streamline operational issues and support implementation of high quality care.  Collaboration with district and facility level focal person Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator and other staff for data collection and post intervention progress reporting

 

REPORTING AND DOCUMENTATION: Prepares reports on training events and other program activities related to health systems. Ensures timely performance indicators are regularly tracked and achieved, and follows up on the progress


Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements

Minimum:

• Pakistani national
• Bachelor’s in medicine/nursing/midwifery, preferably with 2+ years clinical experience
• At least 2-3 years of experience in Public health, preferably reproductive health project implementation
• At least one year of experience in preparation and supervision of clinical trainings
• Excellent communications and writing skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in cross-cultural team based environment
• Ability to work independently and as part of organization-wide team
• Demonstrated computer experience
• Additional cross-cultural/language skills, fluent in English and Urdu
• Ability to travel up to 50% time annually


Preferred:
• Master’s in Public Health
• Experience working in a non-profit organization
• Established relationships with public sector/health organizations
• Working knowledge of budget oversight
• Experience working in Sexual and Reproductive Health field